Chiefs-Rams moved from Mexico City to LA

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LOS ANGELES (AP) The NFL moved the Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium.

The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-season games of the year.

In a news release, the league said it determined that the recently re-sodded field at Mexico City's historic stadium "does not meet NFL standards for playability and consistency, and will not meet those standards by next Monday."

Warriors win without suspended Green

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Kevin Durant never found his typical offensive flow and found it a little strange playing without fiery Draymond Green, even if they have yet to make up from all that went down a night earlier in Los Angeles.

Durant isn't sharing any details. (MORE)

Bell won't play in 2018, forfeits $14.4M

PITTSBURGH (AP) Le'Veon Bell's patience on the football field sets him apart.

In a game built on chaos, the star running back rarely hurries or makes hasty decisions. (MORE)

Melvin, Snitker voted top managers

NEW YORK (AP) Bob Melvin's job was a lot different as a rookie manager with Seattle in 2002, and even when he was voted Manager of the Year with Arizona in 2007 and Oakland in 2012.

"Organizations and certainly front offices are more a part of it now, and you have to understand that," Melvin said Tuesday after winning his third manager award. (MORE)

CFP top 10 unchanged for first time

The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first four from last week.

The third rankings of the season were drama-free Tuesday night after every top-10 team won last weekend. In fact, the selection committee's entire top 10 stayed the same, the first time that has happened in the five seasons since the CFP was born. (MORE)

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